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Amazing photos of Kazakh horsemen crossing the Tianshan mountains

Amazing photos of Kazakh horsemen crossing the Tianshan mountains | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Kazakh horseman herd flocks of sheep and horses through the Tianshan mountain range in Xinjiang, western China. The herdsmen of Tekes county are renown for horse breeding.
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Kazakhstani ome owner discovers bones of 2,200-year-old warrior in his basement

Kazakhstani ome owner discovers bones of 2,200-year-old warrior in his basement | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
A man in the village of Aschibulak in Khaszakstan found a skeleton while digging a hole in his yard.
An archaeologist has said that the skeleton is a Usun warrior dating back to the 2nd Century BC.
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Trend – News from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Turkey.

Trend – News from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Turkey. | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Trend News Agency is a leading news provider from the Caucasus, Caspian and Central Asian regions. Latest news from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Turkey.
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Air Astana cancels Ulaanbaatar launch in Mongolia spat

Air Astana cancels Ulaanbaatar launch in Mongolia spat | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Air Astana has cancelled the planned launch of flights connecting the capitals of Kazakhstan and Mongolia due to the revocation of permission by the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia.
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Tajikistan: the best trekking destination you've never heard of

Tajikistan: the best trekking destination you've never heard of | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
#Tajikistan: The best #trekking destination you've never heard of https://t.co/mlQSWz8HIv #Travel #tourism #Tours https://t.co/YL3PEjGAja
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Tajikistan Islamist leaders face life in prison

Tajikistan Islamist leaders face life in prison | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Sixteen leaders of banned Islamic Renaissance Party are accused of conspiring to bring down the country's government.
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Kazakhstan’s gold, currency reserves increase

Kazakhstan’s gold, currency reserves increase | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Trend News Agency is a leading news provider from the Caucasus, Caspian and Central Asian regions. Latest news from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Turkey.
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If Kazakhstan Made Valentine’s Day Cards… · Global Voices

If Kazakhstan Made Valentine’s Day Cards… · Global Voices | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
The cards mark Kazakhstan's National Day of Lovers on April 15, created by the government as an alternative to the Western celebration.
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Tony Blair's £5m deal to advise Kazakh dictator

Tony Blair's £5m deal to advise Kazakh dictator | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
"Tony Blair demanded more than £5 million a year to advise a dictator through his secretive consulting business." https://t.co/lQCR5cY575
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Turkmenistan to become major exporter of chemicals

Turkmenistan to become major exporter of chemicals | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Turkmenistan can become a mighty industrial power and a major exporter of chemical products.
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Inside Ashgabat, the marble city

Inside Ashgabat, the marble city | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
What do you do when you're an all-powerful leader sitting on one of the world's largest gas reserves? You build. And you build big.
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Mass deaths of saiga antelope in Kazakhstan caused by bacteria

Mass deaths of saiga antelope in Kazakhstan caused by bacteria | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Almost total decimation of Betpak-Dala’s population of 200,000 saiga antelopes in 2015 caused by pathogen that led to hemorrhagic septicemia, say scientists
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10 Forgotten Ancient Civilizations - Listverse

10 Forgotten Ancient Civilizations - Listverse | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
The typical history textbook has a lot of ground to cover and only so many pages to devote to anything before Jesus. For most of us, that means ancient his
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Int’l exhibition of textile products kicks off in Ashgabat

Int’l exhibition of textile products kicks off in Ashgabat | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
A two-day international exhibition "The textile industry of the country on the way to a new stage of development" kicked off in Ashgabat June 4.
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Fulbright Scholar Started Museum Nights in Tajikistan

Fulbright Scholar Started Museum Nights in Tajikistan | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Shabnam Shermatova MA ’16 was nervous, but also excited. After months of planning and marketing as one of the event's leading organizers, Shermatova could hardly believe the National Museum of Tajikistan’s very first museum night had arrived.
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Tajikistan: Indefinite autocracy takes hold

Tajikistan: Indefinite autocracy takes hold | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Referendum's outcome may alienate moderate Tajiks and escalate "radicalisation" with fears of violence on the rise.
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'Prince Andrew brokered £385m deal with Kazakh regime while working as British trade envoy'

'Prince Andrew brokered £385m deal with Kazakh regime while working as British trade envoy' | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
DTN Brazil: Duke brokered £385m for corrupt regime while working as British trade envoy: https://t.co/fOwadkdwXf
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Tony Blair advised Kazakhstan's president on how to present a massacre of oil workers

Tony Blair advised Kazakhstan's president on how to present a massacre of oil workers | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Mr Blair gave his advice to Nursultan Nazarbayev before his company, Tony Blair Associates, began contributing to work on a vast transformation of a stretch of Caspian Sea coast into a tourist resort.
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Rare Kazakhstan Protest Denounces Land Auction Plans

Rare Kazakhstan Protest Denounces Land Auction Plans | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
In the Kazakh city of Atyrau, around 1,000 people staged a rare public protest to denounce a government decision to sell land in auctions.
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Turkmenistan' Endless Shuffle Of Officials

Turkmenistan' Endless Shuffle Of Officials | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
The head of Turkmenistan’s presidential administration, Shamukhammet Durdylyev, and officials at the Ashgabat mayor’s office are probably very nervous these days.
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This Is What Street Style in Kazakhstan Looks Like

This Is What Street Style in Kazakhstan Looks Like | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Not a bad way to put a nation on the style map. The best looks we saw outside the shows on day one of Kazakhstan Fashion Week.
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Turkmenistan, Italy studying joint projects

Turkmenistan, Italy studying joint projects | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Turkmenistan and Italy have great opportunities to diversify the cooperation and implement joint projects in various spheres.
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Comment on Kazakhstan: An Exemplary Non-Nuclear-Weapon State – Analysis by Walter DuBlanica

Comment on Kazakhstan: An Exemplary Non-Nuclear-Weapon State – Analysis by Walter DuBlanica | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
All the nuclear weapons testing in Kazakhstan now give Russia a nuclear weapons cache totaling 1500 nuclear weapons. Russia can not be defeated.
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Turkmenistan considering building power transmission lines to Pakistan, Tajikistan

Turkmenistan considering building power transmission lines to Pakistan, Tajikistan | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Turkmenistan is considering the construction of power transmission lines to Pakistan and Tajikistan.
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